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of the united nations and after the establishment of the security council. and after this establishment, 65. and the victims are millions more than the victims of second world war. out of these wars and the aggression and the force towards -- in the interest of common interests of all of us? it was to impact one country or two country or three countries but not in the interests of all the nations. and we shall come and discuss the wars, whether these wars broke out was because of one country or in whole nations. this is full of contradictions and interventions of the united nations charter. unless we do thing in the charter of the united nations according to which we agreed, otherwise we don't -- now we are talking about the future of the united nations. there is no hypocrisy, no diplomacy because it is a decisive and important item. . >> and if there is any aggression by my country against any fortified -- after the establishment of these united nations, the united nations should deter and stop this aggression. it should check this aggression. i mean, if any country makes an attack or aggr
as the hypocrisy and detroit rags and detroit radiations -- as you know, the united nations was established -- by countries where -- where -- against the german at a time. the united nations that we have today is different but the united nations that was -- that it is the -- the countries or the nations that come together against the second world war, these countries constituted or made -- and give -- its own members and granted defeat to -- we were not present at the time. and the united nations was tailored according to these countries and wanted from us to wear the clothes or the suit that was tailored against the german and this is substance and contents of the united nations as it was signed 40 or 60 years ago. this was -- happened during the absence of 1,000 -- over 165 countries with the ratios 1 of 8 and one was a president and eight were absent. those -- they -- or they made the charter and you know, i have the charter -- and once -- charter of the united nations, the preamble of the united nations is different from the provisions and the articles. how this came to existence, those
of the united nations,  would like to welcome you. it is my hope that this gathering will be an historic one in the history of the world. [inaudible] in the name of 1000 traditional african kingdoms, and in your own name. this is the first time we have been hosted by this president of the united states. we greet him, because it is his hosting country. this meeting comes at the corner of a time when the whole world should come together and unite, putting the efforts together to defeat these challenges which constitute a common enemy to all of us. challenges of climate, the challenges of the international capitalist deterioration, and the food crisis. jon: for the moment, we have lost the hookup to the official untranslation of colonel -- thed nations was established by countries against the germans at the time. the united nations we have today is different, but the united nations were the countries coming together against germany at the end of the second world war. we were not present at the time. and the united nations was created according to these countries, and they wanted from us to wear
the troops and allies. and speaks of the united nations assembly meeting. this is about an hour. >> good morning, i am strob, and it's my pleasure to welcome all of you this morning and particularly to the distinguished members of the diplomatic corp that that are with us this morning. it's a great honor to have secretary clinton with us. the entrance that all of you came in this morning may have swinging doors, but it's figurative lyly -- speaking a revolving door, as brookings institution has had eight colleagues going to work in foggy bottom and embassies and other missions around the world. i am sure, madam secretary, of the important task you are doing and all of us at brookings are proud to be a part of them. starting monday, the secretary will plunge into a marathon of diplomacy at the united nations general assembly. she will in a moment give us a preview of the issues, the challenges, and the objectives that are most on her mind. i haven't read her speech, but this much i can predict, because it's already a signature theme of her stewardship of american foreign policy, and that'
to speak to as. a united nations report named them as sources of supplies for militarized mines. it is not illegal, but is it ethical? official government documents obtained by the bbc showed that the company continues to supply millions of dollars. anc declined to be interviewed, but in a statement said they are accelerating the diligence process of they can't introduce the fully audible supply chain as soon as possible. but they admitted that at the moment, they did not have representation on the ground and are not in a position to independently verify or contradict me representation. and 1.8 billion mobile phones are sold around the world. now, international firms thousands of miles from here are under pressure to send a clear message that business links to call was bloody conflict will not be tolerated. >> afghanistan has suffered a fresh blow with the death of its deputy intelligence chief in a suicide bombing. he was targeted by the taliban just outside a mosque. but a rare piece of good news from the country -- a sharp drop in an opium cultivation. more on that in a momen
express appreciation for what he has done purslane, answer the bodies of the united nations, particularly the united nations works and agency for palestinian refugees on the near east. during this session, we have before us a full agenda. the people of the whole world is looking at this party for what can be done to save our planet from the effects of climate change and global warming and for what can be done to address the international financial crisis. there are several countries, including small and the developing countries, who also have the need to reflect the reality of the current in a share nationainternational situ. this common concerns do not hide or ignore the fact that there are serious problems. stand for most, -- first and foremost, is manifested in the lack of trust in this organization and to the extent that the resolutions of the general assembly and the security council are being implemented without applying double standards. everyone agrees on the need to achieve peace in the middle east, counter extremism and violence, and establishing the region has its own free of n
. tune into "special report" tomorrow night for that. good night, from the united nations. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- the war shepard: in afghanistan is said to be failing. plus, the united nations welcomes a dictator and desperate -- and a despot. he has called for the end of israel. we watched libya's leader embraced terrorists with open arms to -- we watch libya's leader embraced terrorist with open arms -- embrace terrorists with open arms. plus, new developments in qaddafi's battle to find a place to stay in new york. and what day it was in new york at the united nations. iran's president is about to take the stage any minute, and we will bring you a video as he does or says anything interesting. before his speech, he told the press that we are not pursuing -- "we are not pursuing a nuclear weapons program." but not everyone is buying that, and tonight there is talk of possible consequences. earlier today, qaddafi spoke at the united nations for the first time in 40 years, and good grief, she had
. >> president obama tells the united nations the u.s. cannot fix the world's problems on its own. >> those who used to chastise america for acting alone in the world cannot stand by and wait for america to solve the world problems alone. >> but colonel gaddafi uses his first speech to tell the un libya does not recognize its charter. unprecedented results. and new drug gives hope to people with skin cancer. welcome to "bbc world news." we are broadcasting our viewers on pbs in the states and around the globe. coming up later for year -- color and chaos in australia. two major cities hit by a storm. and he does not want to be a real or not. prince williams tells the bbc about his new charity a venture. -- prince william sells the bbc about his new charity venture. the united states is ready to begin a new chapter of international cooperation. that was the message from president barack obama as he made his first speech to the united nations general assembly. under the bush administration, the relationship with the united nations was difficult, but the new american president was singing a differe
obama, feeling the political heat of american resistance to big change, came to the united nations with an appeal, not a promise. >> our generation's response to this challenge will be judged by history, for if we fail to meet it boldly, swiftly, and together, we risk consigning future generations to an irreversible catastrophe. >> air travel is certainly not the world's worst polluter, but it is highly visible. after years of pressure, major airlines now say they will cut emissions in half by midcentury. cleaner, less thirsty engines will have to play a big part. >> we've got to demonstrate that we will invest in new technology. we will invest in research. we will play our part. >> although air travel produces less than 2% of their commissions now, the number of flights is climbing, and there is a suggestion the industry could produce a quarter of emissions in the developed world by 2015. the airlines say that emissions will not level off until 2020, but the new pledges to cut drastically after that, down by 50% by 2015. today's united nations is really all about pressure on big p
. all that plus the fox all-stars, special report from the united nations starts right now. welcome to the united nations headquarters in new york. i'm bret baier. president obama today told the u.n. general assembly here that america is seeking new engamement with the world, to find a global response to global challenges. senior white house correspondent major garrett reports on a speech that was heavy on criticism, including some of the united states. >> president obama's first speech to the united nations general assembly openly acknowledged past grievances against the bush white house >> but added the days of reflective anti-americannism in the world body must end. >> after all, it is easy to walk up to this podium and point fingers and stoke divisions. anybody can do that. responsibility and leadership in the 21st century demand more. >> to a degree, mr. obama legitimized anti-bush sentiments. >> part of this was due to opposition to specific policies, and a belief that on certain critical issues america had acted unilaterally without regard for the interests are of others. >>
martha: we've got a busy day for you, folks. trace: giving you a live look at the united nations. we are waiting for the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to address the assembly. it is a very important speech. there has been a lot of talk about the possibility of israel striking iran. this could be a pivotal speech. we will bring you that live when it happens. in the meantime, we will get you up-to-date on what is happening in the world. breaking news in the growing terror investigation. a colorado man accused of conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction. the indictment also lays out some chilling evidence about how close zazi may have been to implementing his plan. we will take you live to the courthouse in moments. in the middle box, the healthcare debate is getting fiery on the floor of the senate. new numbers from a non-partisan congressional budget office appeared to back up gop claims that 20 million senior citizens could lose half their benefits. we will show you the numbers. and the war in afghanistan front and center. general stanley mcchrystal saying in his
the united nations the u.s. cannot fixhe world's problems oits own. >> those whused to chastise americaor acting alone in the world cannot sta by and wait fomerica to solve the world prlems alone. >> but colonel gaddafisesis first spee to tell the un bya does not recoize its charter. unprecedented results. and new drug give hope to people with skin cancer welcome to "bbc world ws." we are broadcasting our viewe on pbs in the states and around the globe. coming up latefor year -- color d chaos in austlia. two major cities hit ba storm. ande does not want to be real or not. prce williams tells the bbc about his new chary a venture. -- prince wiiamsells the bbc about his new chari venture. the united states is ready to begin aew chapter of international cooperatn. that was the message from president barack obama as he made his firs eecho the united nations general assembly. unr the bush administration, the relationship with the ited nations was difcult, but e new american president was singing a dierent tune. however, his appeal was followed by a defiantesponsefrom colonel gaddafi of libya o
>> rose: welcome to the broadcast. tonight as the united nations general assembly meets here in new york, we have a conversation with rahm emanuel, president obama's chief of staff. >> it's a unique moment in time in the region because off strong israeli government with a strong prime minister, a palestinian authority that's seen by the minute qap people as the best opportunity to seek their aspirations. those who are trying to harm a peace process are not what they were just a year ago or two years ago. that is historic moment of truth. they can be leaders that have made significant progress on that path and the president said in the direct terms of what their self-interest is. and since they live together side by side, they have a to response to their people. >> rose: rahm emanuel for the hour, next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin this evening with a look at the united nations general assembly sessions taking place here in new york. there were three major speeches today. in his first address to
talked about jet lag and what he called the massive failings of the united nations. >> we are not committed to the resolutions of this council. somebody by the name of lee harvey. the swine flu. perhaps tomorrow we should have the fish flu. i wake up 4:00 in the morning before dawn because in libya, it is 11:00 in the morning. because when i wake up at 11:00, i am supposed to be awake. shepard: as you know, qaddafi does not have many fans in a united states these days, in large part because of libya's apparent role in the pan am bombing -- the bombing of pan am flight one of three. things only got worse last month when he welcomed the only man convicted in the blast ba to libya as a hero. abdel al-megrahi was in prison in scotland, but the united kingdom said henry on compassionate grounds. it was really scotland, but come on. he is said to be suffering from prostate cancer. he has had a tough time finding a place to stay in new york because of the controversy. we'll have details on that, but today, he was right at home, even with president obama. he spoke right before him
week for the united nations. world leaders gathering in new york for the annual meeting on wednesday. but more than 100 liters will attend separate meetings tuesday to address the issue of climate change and pave the way for deals for creag -- for future talks of copenhagen taking place in december. >> this week more than 100 world leaders will descend on the united nations. there is easily more fitter than substance that these annual gatherings, at least publicly. but on the agenda aren't some of the most of war and issues facing the planet. the meeting takes place at the time of global economic crisis, growing security threats and dangers climate change. >> the 64th united nations general assembly will be one of the most historic, crucially important general assemblies in the history of the united nations. when we are facing still challenges. >> those are continuing challenges. but this year there is also something new. >> a fellow citizen of the world. >> the u.s. president has pledged a more constructive relationship and -- with the u.n., after eight years of acrimony that charac
are in the arctic with the head of the united nations. firs the european cmmission is unveiling a plans to allo more refugees from conflict zos in pour tions to stle in eopean countries. e hope is that the sche will discourage immigras, mainly from africa, trng toeach europellegally, but i is a sensitive issue and a controrsial idea. >> it an ambitious scheme thatay take years to uold fully, but as at load afte boatload of people tried to escape the developing world,the europeannion is trying to meet the cllenge head on. it wants to allowore refugees to enter europe legallyand for their resettlement to be distributed more evenly among the27-member states. the president st makeandfall in e southern countries. a europe does n hav a good record in taking itshare of the glob refugee burd. they now have less than 7% of refues settled on a world la year. >> it is true that for the mont, 10 outof 27 eu countries ha resettlement programs so we he with the rettlement scheme and wit e resettlement of more iraqi refugs, things will be changed. >> the problem is only expected to get worse. continng violen in i
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- e united nations and says it will not investigate whether its military committed war crimes during the conflict in gaza last winter. we will interview a top israeli official. >>> we'll take you to moscow where there are now signs that josef stalin is being rehabilitated. the granddaughter of nikita khrushchev weighs in on the controversy. >>> and it's off to rome for part two of our "signature series," "preserving history." restoring ancient ruins is a noble goal, but who's going to pay for it? >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible in part by the following funders -- major support has also been provided by the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >>> good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. yesterday we told you about a united nations investigation which found that both israel and hamas had committed war crimes during last winter's war in gaza. today, rea
debut at the united nations today. he is spending the day tackling several international challenges from global warming to middle east peace. drew levinson has the latest now from the united nations. >> reporter: president obama kicked off a marathon day of diplomacy with his first u.n. speech. welcome to the united nations. >> thank you. my pleasure. >> i'm very honored. >> the topic climate change. >> 100 world leaders are meeting for a special summit. the head of the united nations general assembly. they hope to make progress leading up to guess negotiations on a treaty to curb global warming. >> all of us will face doubts and difficulties in our own capitals as we try to reach a lasting solution to the climate challenge. but i'm here today to say that difficulty is no excuse for complacency. >> reporter: the obama administration may be moving full speed ahead, but congress on -- progress on climate change has been slow. they congress passed a bill to reduce green house emissions but the senate is yet to act. global warming will be on the agenda when president obama meets with the chi
receipt now. president obama addressed the united nations general assembly for the first time since he was sworn into office. and the dictators assembled there heard from a very different president than this country has become accustomed to over the past eight months. who seems to have forgotten some of the defining moments of his own presidency. let's take a look. >> like all of you, my responsibility is to act in the interests of my nation and my people. and i will never apologize for defending those interests. sean: he'll never apologize? this from the president who has made an apology an art form? from one world capital to another pointing out america's flaws? let's just roll this tape. >> there have been times where america's shown arrogance. and been dismissive. even derisive. the united states is still working through some of our own darker periods in our history. we've at times been disengaged and at times we've sought to dictate our terms. we have to acknowledge potentially we've made some mistakes. that's how we learn. unfortunately, faced with an uncertain threat, our govern
afternoon, everyone. in anticipation of president obama's historic first visit to the united nations next week, i would like to talk to you about the work we have been doing at the u.n. over the past eight months to advance our interests and make american safer and how the president intends to use his time up in the united nations next week. the united states has dramatically changed the tone, substance, and practice of our diplomacy at the united nations, and our approach to the u.n. as an institution, as well as approach to multilateralism in general. we start from the premise that this change is necessary because we face an extraordinary array of global challenges. things like poorly-guarded nuclear facilities, terrorism by al qaeda and affiliate's, nuclear challenges from iran and north korea, genocide and mass atrocities, cyber attacks on our digital infrastructure, pandemic disease, climate change, international criminal networks and organizations. these transnational security challenges can only be dealt with in cooperation with other nations. they can't by definition be dealt with
of led to the view of the united nations being ineffective as opposed to being part of the solution. >> got it. stewart, thank you for your time. and jonathan, we will talk to you. vicky, we are keeping you. >>> next up, we will talk with bob manetti who lost his son by the lockerbie bomber. and that's not a side show. >>> meanwhile, contessa has the balance of the days' news on a busy wednesday morning. >>> wild weather across the country. georgia is getting a bit of a break from the heavy rain, but the threat of flooding is not over. ron mott, set the scene for us. what is the day looking like? >> reporter: the skies are mostly clear today. that's giving folks a chance to get inside homes and businesses to do damage assessment. hintd me is the clark dale elementary school. it was almost op to the roof line with water. the gym still has about knee-high water. the officials are going through and making sure they can get the student records out of here. that's the concern because of the privacy of the students. they say the building looks like it's a complete lost, at least the inter
at the united nations really laid it out there. this is his policy of engagement. let's watch. >> the time has come for the world to move in a new direction. we must embrace a new era of engagement based on mutual interest and mutual respect. and our work must begin now. we know the future will be forged by deeds and not simply words. speeches alone will not solve our problems. it will take persistent action. >> he's saying i came to you in the first nine months. look at what i have done. day one, i did guantanamo. i've taken these steps. now it's up to you, the world leaders, the world community, to step up to the plate. >> right. and the question is, he talked in his inaugural, andrea, as you remember about the unclenched fist that would be -- that would meet other powers. enemies of the united states like iran. well, the question i think nine months in is what does this president have to show for that policy of engagement? that's going to be put to a rather large test when it comes to iran and whether iran is seriously willing to negotiate. something that ahmadinejad says they are not when
state is sentenced to death and killed? we do not know the identity. the united nations has a duty to answer these questions. who has implemented the death sentence? they should have the legal status and responsibility. we should know their responsibility. there should be a doctor. there should be all of the legal procedures in place for a layman, let alone the president of a member state in the united nations. that he should be put to death in such a way. this is the iraqi war point number three. it is the of a great situation. that is a disgrace to mankind. -- is the abu ghraib situation. the united nations should not forget it. the general assembly of the united nations should investigate and look into these matters. the prisoners of war were persecuted there. dogs were used on them. men were made love to. no one has done this before in previous wars. sodomy is unprecedented. in no previous aggressions or with prisoners of wars. there are soldiers that are raped in prisons by members of states of the security council. this is against civilization. this is inhumane. we should kno
? major garrett is at the un. here we are. it is september. he is at the united nations. what has the like -- what has the white house learned leading up to these meetings as they take stock of this nuclear issue? >> that a presidential election changing from what someone regarded as a unilateral president to a multilateral president has not increase the appetite or even low-level inclination of european nations, russia, or china to dramatically confront iran in its pursuit of nuclear weapons through the vehicle of enforceable, practical economic stations. the administration is not giving up but they hope that by this date, as the president indicated, that they would be a lot farther down the road to giving iran a fundamental choice about its future, economically and diplomatically, as they pursue nuclear weapons. so, they have to go back to the drawing board. megyn: if that is the case what is next for this administration? >> next is the p-5 plus one talks, talking about what their choices are. susan rice, the ambassador at the united nations, talk about that story on "fox & friends" this
the united nations, rhetoric cannot change the united nations. the united nations represents governments, not individuals. there obama will run into the same problems that his predecessor countered when it comes to things like the middle east or climate change. >> there were a couple of things going on at this week. there was the public here, where everybody from obama to ahmadinejad, who spoke to a half-empty chamber, too gaddafi -- god knows what he was doing -- but behind the scenes there was a fair amount going on. it is not clear whether we really did get a concession from the russians that they would help on sanctions if necessary, but it is the first indication that we might have actually gotten that. >> progress, jeanne cummings? >> it is just the beginning. we are only starting out. we don't know how obama's relationship with the rest of the world leaders will be called. certainly were not pitching at hisead, which they used to do with bush. that is the change. but if you look at the specifics he was trying to bush, there might have been a little bit of progress on nonproliferat
. it is a strange name. some have expressed their concern and disappointment with the united nations. i believe this is not only a critical, central institution but one which the united states has many equities. i am looking forward -- it has nothing to do with the fact that it is in new york and i get to go home, it is a personal obligation. >> let me begin by saying to deploy a stronger and more comprehensive missile defense system in europe. this came after the assessment of the threat posed by iran. the technology we have today and what might be available in the future to confront us. we believe we are in a position to be stronger. let me be clear about what this new system will do. relative to the system which was many years from being deployed. we will deploy missile defense sooner than the previous program. we will deploy missile defense that is more comprehensive. and with a better capacity to protect all our friends. we will deploy technology that is actually proven so that they do not waste time or taxpayer money. we will reserve the flexibility to our approach. make no mistake, if yo
of engagement with the world. >> president obama's united nations debut. he reaches out to the world, but he's wavering on afghanistan and the medicare board, regulators on an insurer who dares to criticize his health care plan. the journal editorial report starts right now. >> that we have a clear and focused goal to disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-qaeda and pakistan and afghanistan. to achieve our goals, we need a stronger, smarter, and comprehensive strategy, to focus on the greatest threat to our people, america must no longer deny resources to afghanistan because of the war in iraq. >> welcome to the journal editorial report. that was president barack obama back in march, unveiling a new strategy for the war in afghanistan, what a difference six months makes. the administration now appears to be having second thoughts just as his top commander there says he needs more troops to avoid defeat. joining the panel this week, wall street journal columnist and deputy editor. columbiaist anastasia and bret stevens and features editor rob pollock. you predicted that the president would not have
for a new era of engagement in his debut speech before the united nations this week. all right, brett, so what is an era of engagement mean in practical terms? what is he trying to do? >> michael jackson is dead but we are the world lives on. this is the end of the era of american ex steppingsnal -- exceptionalism. >> the old shining city on a hill. the american global leadership has been in force since world war ii. >> the question is who exactly are you engaging with? if we are engaging in allies in europe or allies in asia for common security interest or value by all means that's what the presidents of both parties have done for a long time. how then are you going to engage with a kim jong-il or ahmadinejad or those who want to live outside of these rules of engagement. there's also world of confrontation. he would argue, look, we are going to get new sanctions and be able to organize and be tougher on the iraq or north korea when they don't abide by national rules. if they don't sign up for new treaties if they want to abide by the treaties we will be tough on them. >> that's what he
, benjamin netanyahu, he is in new york attending the united nations general assembly meeting. i spoke to him yesterday at his hotel about his perspective on the middle east. today, he addressed the united nations general assembliment here is some of what he said. >> i sat here today as the prime minister of israel, the jewish state. and i speak to you on behalf of my country and my people. the united nations was founded after the carnage of world war ii, after the horrors of the holocaust. it was charged with preventing the reoccurrence of such on te horrendous events. yesterday the president of iran stood at this very podium, spewing his latest anti-semetic rants. just a few days earlier he again claimed that the holocaust is a lie. i'm proud that my country israel is at the forefront of many of these advances, science and technology and medicine and biology and agriculture and water and energy and the environment. these innovations and my country and many of your countries offer humanity mutual of unimagined promise. but if the most fanaticism can acquire the most deadly weapons, the mar
who have been protesting and demonstrating outside this hall all of this week. will the united nations stand by their side. well, ladies and gentlemen, the jury is still out on the united nations. and recent signs, recent signs are not encouraging. rather than condemning the terrorists and their iranian patrons, some here in the united nations have condemned their victims. this is exactly what a recent u.n. report on gaza did, falsely equating terrorists with those they targeted. for eight long years hamas fired rockets, fired those rockets from gaza on nearby israeli citizen and citizens. thousands of missiles, mortars hurling down from the sky on schools, on homes, shopping centers, bus stops. year after year as these missiles were deliberately fired on our citizens, not a single, not one u.n. resolution was passed condemning those criminal attacks. we heard nothing, absolutely nothing from the u.n. human rights council on this named institution, if there ever was one. in 2005, hoping to advance pe e peace, israel unilaterally withdrew from every inch of gaza. it was very painful. w
out both iran and the united nations as a whole. using the platform, the israeli president blasted allowing mahmoud ahmadinejad to speak yesterday. ahmadinejad denied the holocaust ever happened. eric is live on the east side of manhattan. the prime minister sending a small -- strong challenge, didn't he? >> it really was a direct challenge, and a powerful one. benjamin netanyahu took the same podium that mahmoud ahmadinejad took to deny the holocaust yesterday, and in a dramatic fashion, netanyahu unfolded original plans for a nazi concentration camp, asking, "is this all live? -- is this a lie ?" netanyahu says it is a case of barbarism versus civilization, the ninth century verse is the 21 -- versus the 21st century. >> we will take action against dictators who stole an election in broad daylight and then gunned down iranian protesters who died in the sidewalks on the street, choking on their own blood. we need to stop the terrorist regime of ron from developing atomic questions -- we need to stop the terrorist regime of iran from developing atomic weapons. rick: this is a very
are being spent by the members of the united nations. first, major development in a federal terror organ -- investigation that spreads from new york to colorado. in denver, najibullah zazi and his father went in front of a council this afternoon, discussing notes on how to make a bomb. it appears that zazi may have trained at an al qaeda camp in pakistan. so far, he and his father had only been charged with lying to investigators. at the same time, an imam are arranged in queens on the same charges, of lying -- a queens imam arraigned on charges of lying, also. but his lawyers say that he is innocent and the government has nothing on him. >> i characterize this as a bootstrap case, creat cre by the government to cover up their own failings, and the fact that they were the ones that blew this investigation. rick: today's court appearances may only be the tip of the iceberg. alicia, there were reports that this plot was beyond the planning stage. reportedly zazi texting that the "wedding cake is ready." al qaeda has used that code in the past. >> when al qaeda uses the term wedding, it is
the united nations security council mandate for u.s. troops and other international forces in iraq. this mandate was what is known as a chapter 7 mandate. chapter 7 of the u.n. charter concerns and i'm quoting, action with respect to threats to peace, breaches of the peace, and acts of aggression. in effect, the chapter 7 mandate means that the international community, via the security council, has passed legally binding resolutions regarding a particular country, irrespective of what that country's people or government might wish. now the u.s.-iraq bilateral agreement effectively ended the chapter 7 mandate, regarding international forces in high rack. -- in iraq, and this was welcomed in iraq as an acknowledgement of its sovereignty and national dignity. after all, a chapter 7 mandate essentially says that you are a ward of the international community, but you're not capable or trustworthy enough to run your own country. and for anyone, but especially a people as proud as the iraqi people, this is profoundly insulting. however, a number of other chapter 7 mandates still remain in
, even the european nation and the united states, to obtain its racist ambitions. greta: well, all-day protestors were not quiet with their outrage over the iranian president. >> president ahmadinejad is not elected by people or four people. he is against not people of iran, people of humanity. he is that hitler of this time. -- the hitler. >> shame on you. you are not our elected president. stop killing people, and just leave our country and give us our country back. >> he has not election. the people do not want him, but he has the gall to come here to the united states to represent the people of iran. he does not represent us. >> president obama, do not support him! do not support him! greta: president obama gave his first speech to the u.n. today. >> make no mistake. this cannot solely be america's endeavor. those used to chastise america for acting alone in the world cannot stand by and wait for america to solve the world problems alone. we have sought in word and deed a new era of engagement with the world, and now is the time for all of us to take our share of responsibility
of next week's united nations general assembly meeting here in new york. white house correspondent wen wendell goler looks at what the new american leader is trying to accomplish. >> barack obama next week will become the first u.s. president to chair a meeting of the united nations security council. his name too increase global pressure on iran and open the nuclear program to international inspection or end it equal together. at the same time, hillary clinton will make surer her counterparts from the security council's five members in germany are all on the same page for the october 1 talks with iran. >> our message will be clear. we are serious, and we will soon see if the iranians are serious. >> secretary clinton says the talks deliver on the president's campaign promise to engage iran under secretary of state william byrd, the u.s. representative attended a meeting with iran during the bush administration but only as an observer and secretary clinton said standing on the sidelines didn't work. >> we were just trying to get other people to go out in the field and deal with this pro
that plus the fox all-stars live at the united nations starts right now. good evening. from the united nations he headquarters i'm bret baier. president obama is also in new york here today talking climate change, international relations an middle east peace. and at midday he met with palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas and israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. a short time ago, netanyahu told me what he and president obama discussed concerning iran. >> what is the goal? he said the goal is to make sure that iran does not arm itself with nuclear weapons. i share that goal. the method of achieving it is important but the goal is more important. i think there is a growing awareness certainly in washington and in many of the european capitals that time is running short, that iran is moving forward to arm itself with nuclear weapons and that this would have catastrophic consequences not just to israel. that's obvious, but to the arab states in the middle east, to the world's oil supply, and perhaps the worst is for worldwide terrorism, because iran is the greatest sponsor of
of state attending the united nations general assembly will be going to pittsburgh tomorrow for the g-20 conference looking at global economic issues. in new york today was white house chief of staff rahm emanuel who serves in one of washington's most powerful positions. the "new york times" reported of his role in the administration "at times it seems as if mr. emanuel as white house chief of staff, political director, legislative director and communications director all rolled into one. he is emerging as perhaps the most influential white house chief of staff in a generation. he is at the center of president obama's response to a full slate of difficult issues, including the wars in afghanistan and iraq, the middle east conflict, health care, and jobs." i am pleased to have rahm emanuel back on this program. welcome. >> rose: thank you, charlie. >> rose: good to see you at this table in new york city. >> nice to be at this table. feels like old family times. >> rose: (laughs) yes, indeed. and three raipls have been right here. >> it's only fiting we're back. it's quiet again. the other
medicine. you have national health insurance which is just like medicare for all. medicare in the united states is not socialized medicine. medicare in the united states is public financing with private provision. >> so could any of these countries that you've been describing be used as a model for the health care system in the united states? >> france represents an interesting model because there is a large private sector. there is a tradition of rugged individualism. at the same time, there's a tradition of social solidarity, so that everyone is covered under a universal health insurance plan and yet the provision is largely an office-based private service practice, something we know well in the united states. in france, they regard our group practices, our hmos as something resembling more socialized types of medicine. but one has to remember that under national health insurance systems, the physicians are fiercely autonomous and fiercely dispute and value their individual relationships with their patients. clinical decisions are not made by the state, neither in britain nor in france
the united nations right between the eyes, slamming them for letting iran's prime minister ahmadinejad speak to them. -- iran's president ahmadinejad speak to them. and with health care, is this how you want to get health care? rammed through? dick morris goes on the record in a moment, and do some senators think you are stupid? but first, what was the you and thinking? cordially thinking some countries -- what was the u.n. thinking? he blasted the audience with this question -- why were you listening in the first place? >> those who gave this holocaust denier a hearing, i say on behalf of my people, the jewish people, and decent people everywhere, have you no shame? have you no decency? i am here six decades after the holocaust. you give legitimacy to a man who denies the murder of 6 million jews, while promising to wipe out the state of israel, the state of the jews? greta: not long after that, venezuelan president hugo chavez took to the podium. last time he was at the podium at the united nations, he called george bush the "devil," but today, he was totally different. he said that the sm
, andhe governmentare taking the same positions. personality cannot change the united nations rhetoric cannot change the united nations. the united natio represents governments, n individuals. there obama will run into the same problems that his predecessor encountered whent comes to tngs like thmiddle east or dealing with clite change. >> i think thereere a coue of things going on. there was the public theater, with everybody from obama to ahmadinejad, who spoke a halfnd the chamber, to gaddafi -- god kns what he wasoing -- but behind the sceneshere was a fa amount gog on. it is not cle whether we really didet a conceion from the russians that they would help on sctions if necesry, but it is the first indicaon that we might he actually gotten that. >>rogress, jeanne cummings? >> i think it is just the beginning. we are only starting out, we don't know how obamas relatiship with the rest of the wld leade will evolve. certaiy they were not pitching at his head, which they used to dowith bush, so that is the change. but when y look at the specificse was trying to push, the might have be
cannot change the united nations, rhetoric cannot change the united nations. the united nations represents governments, not individuals. there obama will run into the same problems that his edecessor encountered when i comes to this like the ddle east or dealing with clima change. >> i think there we a coupl of things going o there was the public theater, with everybody from obama to ahmadinejad,ho spe to a lf-and the chamber, t gaddafi -- godknows what he was doing -- but behind the sces there was fair amoungoing on. it is notlear whether we reallyid get a ccession from e russians that they would help on sanctions if nessary, but it is the first incation that w might have actuall gotten that. >> progress, jeanne cummings >> i think it is just e beginning. we are only startin out, we d't know how oma's retionship with the rest of t world lders will evolve. ceainly they were not pitching at his head, which they used to do with bush, so that is the change. but when you look at the specics he was trying to push, there might have been a little bit of progress othe non- priferation.
to announce paul kirk as the interim united states senator from massachusetts. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> welcome to "inside washington." i am mark shields, sitting in for gordon peterson, will be back next week. "washington post" had the scope of the week, with bob woodward's story summarizing the views of stanley mcchrystal saying that the u.s. needs more troops in afghanistan to keep the mission from of failing. >> if the president does not come to a decision soon, we will miss the window of getting more troops into the theater as the spring thaw occurs when at more troops will be necessary. >> the leak of the report is seen as a response to the president's perceived reluctance to commit more troops to afghanistan. will this pressure the president to send more troops to afghanistan, charles krauthammer? >> it probably will. i think the reason it got leaked is that the report at delivered to the president on august 30, and the military is upset is because it was an urgent request and was sitting around for a month, and they want an answer, all
bythe unite nations in theaza strip were considering includinthe holocaust apart of the currulum this year. but the idea was put on hold when some pastinian protested the idea. deni of the holocausts still commonn the palestinian territies where some aapparentlfear that acknowledgg the genocid would dinish their claims to an independent state. thechools in question are run byhe u.n.d works agency which also provides a for palestinian refugees thughout the middle east. we want toet more on this issue night from andr whitley. >> what we wanted to do is to deep an underanding of the origins of the declarationf hun rights. we have been teaing human righ in all our schools and of our own volition since 2002, three years before the unite nations introced its hocaust education resolution suggesting that all children should be taught the origins of e subject. so we've been doing is for sometime but we feltt was necessary apart om teaching thebasic principles of human rights and conflict resolution, peaceful co existence andso on, tha children should understand th contextnd understand whe
to the arctic, the united nations' secretary general says we are heading toward an abyss. >>> in another corner of the world, the battle over protecting or profiting from the rain forest. we will take you to borneo. >>> in south asia, how drought is one factor causing a poor harvest of sugar cane, soaring prices and even sugar rationing. >>> and we will visit a pristine place in southern africa described as a lost eden, untouched for now by destructive forces. >> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world, this is "worldfocus." made possible in part by the f5 following funders -- major support has also been provided by the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >> good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. we are going to do something a little different tonight by taking a broad look at one subject that is in the news this week, the global environment. in just a few months, the united nations is going to hold a major conference on climate change in cope
saw is quite different from the remarks made by mr. obama at the united nations. he correctly says that we must not move ahead based on speculations, we must not unnecessarily accuse one another. tell me, what was done today, what exactly does that mean? they must not interfere in the activities of the iaea. they must give the iaea enough time to go check things out, prepare its report, and then provide the information to all the relevant bodies and organizations that are involved. it seems to me that what was done was a really big mistake. when the iaea report finally comes out, i am sure it will definitely feel sorry about their move. they will regret it and be regretting it more down the road. in the end of the day it is a very ordinary facility that is been set up. it is only in the beginning stages and we still have one month before that time, that deadline when we inform everyone and it is not a secret facility. if it was, why did we informed the iaea one year ahead of time and we have done a very transparently. >> president barack obama's this action by the group of 20 natio
inside that terminal. four blocks from there is the united nations, where world leaders are speaking as we speak. david lee miller, when we hear about potentially more people connected to this, it is very disconcerting. >> the police commissioner has said this could be the very beginning of the investigation. other media have reported that two thousand if not more individuals have been under surveillance in connection with this investigation. some now are disputing the figure. they say the manpower needed for that would be too great. i am told from someone close to the investigators that six or seven accomplices are being sought. there are reports that there could be multiple terror investigation is taking place, in addition to this one. trace: i came outside of the train station today and they are everywhere. they are on every corner. there's word that there's a rift between the local police in new york and the feds. >> to be clear, the fbi and new york city have said there is no rift. if you look at the court documents, early in this investigation, the new york city police departme
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